New Year brings gubernatorial inaugurations

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January 3, 2011

By Eileen McGuire-Mahony Today, the first business day of 2011, is Inaugural Day for six of America's Governors. Only one will return to office while five states will see a transition of power. Two states, Alaska and Hawaii, held Inaugurations on December 6, 2010. Additionally, New Mexico, Michigan and New York inaugurated governors on January 1, 2011. To get details on and watch streaming coverage of your state's events, see below:

Ceremony begins at 11:00 PST

Reception, by invitation only, will be held at the Railroad Museum

Ceremony begins at noon, CST, at the Saint Paul’s Landmark Center

Open House at the State Capitol from 14:00 to 16:30 CST

Saturday, January 8, 2011, Peoples Inaugural Ball at Minneapolis Convention Center, tickets available at www.daytoninauguration.com

Ceremony begins at 11:30 PST on the Southern Steps of the State Capitol. Watch live here

Reception at the Nevada State Library and Archives from 12:30 to 14:30

Regional Inaugural Balls will be held on January 28, 2011 in Las Vegas and on January 29, 2011 in Reno

Ceremony begins at noon MST in the Capitol Rotunda. Watch live here

Ceremony begins at noon CST in the Capitol Rotunda

Receiving Line in the Governor's Conference Room in the State Capitol immediately after

Inaugural Ball from 19:00 to midnight at Monona Terrace, Madison Ballroom

Ceremony begin at 10:30 MST at the Cheyenne Civic Center. Watch live here

Reception at 11:30 at the Capitol Rotunda

Upcoming inaugurals

Upcoming gubernatorial Inaugurals this week:

January 4, 2011

January 5, 2011

January 6, 2011

January 7, 2011

January 8, 2011